Japanese-owned semiconductor supplier completes Mesa chemical plant expansion, will add 120 jobs

Date Published04/01/2022
Author NameRuss Wiles
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Fujifilm Electronic Materials U.S.A.
Parent companyFUJIFILM Holdings Corporation
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):120
Year reshoring announced:2022
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2024
Capital investment ($):88
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Mesa
State(s) reshored to:AZ
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsemiconductor chips
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Automation/technology, Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Infrastructure, Manufacturing/engineering joint innovation (R&D), Proximity to customers/market, Skilled workforce availability/training
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